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The Political economy of hunger. Vol.1, Entitlement and well-being

Author: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1990.
Series: WIDER studies in development economics.
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This is the first of three volumes on food strategies, analyzing the problem of hunger and deprivation in the modern world and providing a survey of current thinking on hunger. It will benefit  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen
ISBN: 019828635X 9780198286356
OCLC Number: 59184769
Description: [416] p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen: Introduction; Amartya Sen: Food, Economics and Entitlements; Ravi Kanbur: Global Food Balances and Individual Hunger: an Entitlements Based Approach; Rehman Sobhan: The Politics of Hunger and Entitlement; Kirit Parikh: Chronic Hunger in the World: Impact of International Policies; N. Ram: An Independent Press and Anti-Hunger Strategies: the Indian Experience; Partha Dasgupta and Debraj Ray: Adapting to Undernourishment: the Biological Evidence and its Implications; S.R. Osmani: Nutrition and the Economics of Food: Implications of Some Recent Controversies; Sudhir Anand and Christopher Harris: Food and Standard of Living: an Analysis Based on Sri Lankan Data; Barbara Harriss: The Intrafamily Distribution of Hunger in South Asia; Ann Whitehead: Rural Women and Food Production in Sub-Saharan Africa
Series Title: WIDER studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen.
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